Question

Check the following informative speech format and create your own speech according to those guidelines.

Informative Speech (5 minutes)
An informative speech is a distinctive type of public speaking and is generally given to increase understanding about a subject, sustain interest in a particular issue or subject and/or to ensure that the information delivered is remembered by one’s audience. Informative speeches can be given about people, objects, places, ideas, procedures, events, etc. For this course, the informative speech must be 5 minutes long and properly organized. Presenters should provide some type of visual aid to support this speech. A manuscript is required upon submission of the final video file. Please develop an outline for an informative speech of your choice using the template below. A minimum of two scholarly sources are required- only one source can be a web site.

TITLE OF SPEECH

Name:

Specific Purpose Statement:

Thesis Statement:

Introduction

I. Attention-Getting Device: Gain the attention of the audience

II. Purpose and Thesis: Inform the audience of the purpose of your speech and state your thesis

III. Credibility and Relational Connection: Explain why the audience should listen to you speak on the topic and discuss your personal connection with the audience

IV. Orientation Phase (optional): Familiarize the audience with the topic and define terms if necessary

V. Impact of the Topic and Speech: Explain how the topic impacts the audience and why they should listen to the speech

VI. Enumerated preview: Outline your main points

Transition: Lead audience from the introduction to the body

Body

I. First main point as stated in preview in a complete sentence
A.    Supporting information for first main point in complete sentence
1.      First detail of support for A in complete sentence
2.      Second detail of support for A in complete sentence
B.    Supporting information for the first main point in complete sentence
1.   First detail of support for B in complete sentence
2.    Second detail of support for B in complete sentence
C.    Supporting information for the first main point in complete sentence
1.      First detail for support for C in complete sentence
2.      Second detail for support for C in complete sentence

Transition: Lead audience from the first main point to the second main point

II. Second main point as stated in preview in a complete sentence
A.    Supporting information for second main point in complete sentence
1.      First detail of support for A in complete sentence
2.      Second detail of support for A in complete sentence
B.    Supporting information for second main point in complete sentence
1.      First detail of support for B in complete sentence
2.      Second detail of support for B in complete sentence
C.    Supporting information for second main point in complete sentence
1.      First detail of support for C in complete sentence
2.      Second detail of support for C in complete sentence

Transition: Lead audience from the second main point to the third main point

III. Third main point as stated in preview in a complete sentence
A.    Supporting information for third main point in complete sentence
1.      First detail of support for A in complete sentence
2.      Second detail of support for A in complete sentence
B.    Supporting information for third main point in complete sentence
1.      First detail of support for B in complete sentence
2.      Second detail of support for B in complete sentence
C.    Supporting information for third main point in complete sentence
1.      First detail of support for C in complete sentence
2.      Second detail of support for C in complete sentence

Transition: Lead audience from the body to the conclusion

Conclusion

I. Wrap-Up Signal: Signal the beginning of the conclusion

II. Restatement of Thesis: Restate your thesis

III. Summary of Main Points: Provide the audience with a complete summary of your main points

IV. Audience Motivation (optional): Encourage the audience to incorporate the material you have provided into their lives or to behave/think in a certain manner

V. Relational Reinforcement (optional): Reinforce the relationship between the audience and the material and between the audience and yourself

VI. Clincher Statement:   Include a memorable line or phrase that will enable you to end strongly and smoothly

References
List all sources that will be used in the speech in this section in APA format

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What you can learn from looking at your pet.
Introduction
Attention getter - How many of you here are pet owners? How many of you here have friends who own pets? How many of you have had this happen? Visual #1
I personally have been a pet owner for more than 15 years. I have a mixed breed that is part Beagle and part Golden Retriever. He looks exactly like a Golden Retriever but only smaller. But don’t let his smaller size fool you. I have had to suffer the embarrassment of being sniffed or having my own dog sniff other people. He just waits until you sit down and then strikes...

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